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Thomas Leebmann and Professor Burkhard Freitag at the Cross Border Award ceremony. Photograph: IHK Niederbayern.

Professor Freitag receives the 2017 Cross Border Award

On 1 June, Professor Burkhard Freitag was given the 2017 Cross Border Award for his outstanding contributions to partnerships between the University of Passau and other universities in the neighbouring regions of Austria, the...

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Academics from the universities of Passau and Paderborn collaborate in the Digivation project. Professor Jan H. Schumann (rear left) leads the Passau team. Photo: University of Paderborn

The digital transformation of the economy: 1.5 million euros in federal funding for research project 'Digivation'.

Digital transformation is the growth and innovation engine par excellence. Nevertheless, German small and medium-sized enterprises have only partly begun to exploit the potentials that digitalisation offers. For this reason the...

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Professor Jan Krämer

Net neutrality: good reasons to allow exemptions

Professor Jan Krämer, a spokesperson for the planned research cluster CyberSpaces, explains in this video clip why net neutrality might not always be a good thing.

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Pictured: The participants of the Sino-German Teacher Education Forum in Passau. First row (from left to right): Professor Jutta Mägdefrau, Vice President Ursula Reutner, Professor Wu Weidong, Dr Shao Yanhong, Dr Hans-Stefan Fuchs; second row (from left to right): Janne Leino, Cheng Jing, Professor Zhang Kongyi, Professor Matthias Brandl, Hu Yijun; back row (from left to right): Matthias Böhm and Professor Andreas Michler. Photo: University of Passau

Sino-German Teacher Education Forum held in Passau

Following the signing in 2016 of the trilateral co-operation agreement between Zhejiang International Studies University (ZISU), Hanns Seidel Foundation and the University of Passau, the partners recently met in Passau for a...

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The planned research cluster Cyber<>Spaces

19 professors – one challenge

In the planned cluster CyberSpaces, 19 scholars from four different faculties will work together on one topic: the societal implications of digitalisation. In a video clip, Professor Andreas König offers some insights into the...

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